Man Hurt In Hit And Run In Blandford

Police in Blandford are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a fail to stop road traffic collision in the town.

The incident, in which a car collided with a 49-year-old man as he was crossing the road outside of the Langton Road Co-op supermarket, happened at around 6.50pm on Wednesday 28 December 2011.

The vehicle had emerged from the car park to the rear of the Co-op. It did not stop at the scene.

Sergeant Joe Pardey, of Dorset Police’s traffic unit, said: “The victim, from Blandford, sustained injuries to his back as a result of this collision – he was taken to Dorset County Hospital and treated for severe bruising.

“I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this collision, and anyone with any information about the driver or the car involved, to contact me as soon as possible.

“All calls will be treated in the strictest of confidence.”

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 28:384. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.